Where are the moats for retailers?

The tech industry loves to talk about defensible moats like technology IP or network effects because the common belief is that scale can eventually help ward off competition. Is this true in the new retail era? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t really that straightforward. It depends on who you are positioning yourself against. Are you distributing…

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Pre-Reading: Basics of Retail Analytics

Analytics is the art of making sense of data to make an informed decision. Retailers have to make sense of the data collected from their various tools to help with the following functions: Demand Forecasting Procurement Logistics & Warehousing Category Management Store layout Shopper Segmentation Pricing Promotions Retail analytics involves making sense of data to…

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